Sompo appoints Carlos Ortega as Head of Casualty Insurance, Iberia

September 7, 2023

MADRID, Spain – 7 September 2023 – Sompo, a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance, today announced the appointment of Carlos Ortega as Head of Casualty Insurance, Iberia. He will be based in Madrid and report to Jamie Cañellas, Country Manager, Insurance, Iberia.

Mr. Cañellas said: “Carlos joins our growing Iberian insurance team at a very exciting time. Having served as both a broker and international casualty underwriter, Carlos brings a depth of knowledge and perspective to this role as we further build relationships, extend our offering, and grow our book of business.”

Mr. Ortega joins Sompo from QBE European Operations where he was an Underwriter, International Casualty. He has also held roles with Marsh McLennan and JLT Specialty in London, managing LatAm and Caribbean business portfolios.


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“Sompo” refers to Sompo International Holdings Ltd., a Bermuda-based holding company, together with its consolidated subsidiaries. Through its operating subsidiaries, Sompo is a leading global provider of commercial and consumer property and casualty (re)insurance. Sompo International Holdings Ltd. is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sompo Holdings, Inc. (“Sompo Holdings”). With more than 9000 employees at Sompo, 75,000 employees total worldwide, entities in over 46 countries and over USD 35 billion in Gross Written Premiums, Sompo Holdings is one of the leading property and casualty insurance groups in the world. Sompo Holdings maintains excellent financial strength as evidenced by the ratings of A+ (Superior) from A.M. Best (XV size category) and A+ (Strong) from Standard and Poor’s on its principal operating subsidiaries. For more information about Sompo, follow us on LinkedIn or please visit


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